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Homeland Security Expert Asks: What Could We Do With $456,278,478,000?

National Security budget priorities. Chart from The National Priorities Project. David Stephenson's Homeland Security Blog: It’s hard to get an

national security budget priorities National Security budget priorities. Chart from The National Priorities Project.

David Stephenson's Homeland Security Blog:

It’s hard to get an accurate estimate because the [cost of occupying Iraq] mounts so rapidly every minute. Can’t help wondering how much farther along the [Gulf Coast] rebuilding would be, how much more could be spent to improve public education, insure the 43 million Americans without health insurance, ad nauseum. Great legacy you’re leaving, George.

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